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English noun: pot

1. pot (artifact) metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid

Broader (hypernym)cooking utensil, cookware, vessel

Narrower (hyponym)boiler, caldron, cauldron, coffeepot, dixie, Dutch oven, kettle, marmite, pottle, saucepot, stockpot, teapot, urn

2. pot (artifact) a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination

Synonymscan, commode, crapper, potty, stool, throne, toilet

Broader (hypernym)plumbing fixture

Narrower (hyponym)flush toilet, flushless toilet, lavatory, potty chair, potty seat

Part holonymtoilet bowl, toilet seat

Part meronymbath, bathroom, bathroom, can, john, lav, lavatory, privy, toilet

3. pot (quantity) the quantity contained in a pot


Broader (hypernym)containerful

4. pot (artifact) a container in which plants are cultivated


Broader (hypernym)container

Narrower (hyponym)planter

5. pot (quantity) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

SamplesA batch of letters.
A deal of trouble.
A lot of money.
He made a mint on the stock market.
See the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos.
It must have cost plenty.
A slew of journalists.
A wad of money.

Synonymsbatch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad

Broader (hypernym)large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity

Narrower (hyponym)deluge, flood, haymow, inundation, torrent

6. pot (possession) the cumulative amount involved in a game (such as poker)

Synonymsjackpot, kitty

Broader (hypernym)bet, stake, stakes, wager

Domain categorypoker, poker game

7. pot (body) slang for a paunch

Synonymsbay window, corporation, potbelly, tummy

Broader (hypernym)belly, paunch

Domain usageargot, cant, jargon, lingo, patois, slang, vernacular

8. pot (artifact) a resistor with three terminals, the third being an adjustable center terminal; used to adjust voltages in radios and TV sets


Broader (hypernym)potential divider, voltage divider

9. pot (artifact) street names for marijuana

Synonymsdope, gage, grass, green goddess, locoweed, Mary Jane, sens, sess, skunk, smoke, weed

Broader (hypernym)cannabis, ganja, marihuana, marijuana

English verb: pot

1. pot (contact) plant in a pot

SamplesHe potted the palm.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)embed, engraft, imbed, implant, plant

Narrower (hyponym)repot

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